Wednesday, August 13, 2014

FS WI law & policy review - week of Aug 4th (part 3)

Milwaukee Chapter events: August 19th F.H. Buckley (more);

Recent news and comment on law and policy:

Administrative Law & Regulation

Wisconsin Administrative Register No. 704 [part a], Legislative Reference Bureau

Criminal Law & Procedure

Trial court properly reopened case to take additional evidence regarding tip that led to stop of intoxicated driver, On Point, Wisconsin State Public Defender, on City of Bloomer v. Frank, 2013AP2597

Technology a constant threat to clients’ privacy, On the Defensive column by Anthony Cotton, Wisconsin Law Journal, on Riley v. California (U.S. No. 13-132)

Federalism & Separation of Powers

History and Recent Developments in Same-Sex Marriage Litigation, by Austin R. Nimocks, Engage: The Journal of the Federalist Society Practice Groups

Free Speech & Election Law

Wisconsin Supreme Court Upholds Law Requiring Photo ID to Vote in Elections, by Joe Forward, WisBar News, on Milwaukee Branch of the NAACP v. Walker, 2014 WI 98 (2012AP1652) and League of Women Voters of Wisconsin Education Network, Inc. v. Walker, 2014 WI 97 (2012AP584-AC)

Intellectual Property

Sanctions Against Porno Copyright Trolls at Prenda Law Upheld, by Mark Wilson, 7th Circuit News and Information Blog

Labor & Employment Law

LIRC Confronts Recent Changes to Wisconsin Unemployment Insurance Misconduct Standard, by Daniel Finerty, Lindner & Marsack S.C., Milwaukee, WDC Journal

OSHA to Refer Expired Whistleblower Claims to NLRB, Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C., Milwaukee

The Incredible Shrinking Bargaining Unit - The NLRB Strikes Again, by Michael Aldana, Quarles & Brady LLP, Milwaukee

Fair Credit Reporting Act Protects Applicant Rights On Credit Checks, by Caitlin Madden, Hawks Quindel S.C., Madison

Litigation

Back to School: 7th Circuit Issues Two Decisions on International Diversity Jurisdiction, by Eric G. Pearson, Wisconsin Appellate Law, Foley & Lardner LLP, Milwaukee

Live Blog from SEALS, by Andrea Schneider, ADR Prof Blog

Professional Responsibility & Legal Education

What is the Federalist Society's Student Division? video

State Bar Classes of Membership and Dues (Order 13-09), Inside Track

Does Richard Nixon Matter Today? You Betcha, by UW Professor Emeritus Stanley Kutler, at the Rotary Club of Madison, Wisconsin Eye